With an address in Johnstown, Ohio, Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is the lone option we found in the city. This facility appears to be one of the better nursing homes we assessed. A grade of this caliber requires high-end marks across the board. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top quarter of all nursing homes in the nation. If you look further down this page, you can see this facility's category grades, which are also impressive.
Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
383 West Coshocton Street,
Johnstown OH 43031
65.75% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a first rate nursing home overall, this nursing home performed well in our inspections category, where it received a grade of A+. Very few facilities fared this well in this category. Inspection scores are based on datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this category typically have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. Unfortunately, we weren't able to track down deficiency data for this nursing home. We wish we had more information about this facility. Without having access to the deficiency related data, it was challenging to assess the place in this area.
To complement its strong performance in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our nursing score is primarily associated with the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 3.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving a patient even once per day.
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Short-term Care Quality
Additionally, this facility also received favorable short-term care grades this year. In fact, we gave it one of our stronger grades in that category, with a grade of B+. In the category of short-term care, we try to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We analyze the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. One of this nursing home's strength is that it offers more hours of care from registered nurses to its residents. The final measure we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients that returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home rather than remaining at the nursing home permanently.
Long-term Care Quality
In our last area, we awarded this nursing home an A+ for its long-term care rating. This topped off an elite profile. Long-term care grades of this caliber generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine medical care. After assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination record. This facility vaccinated 92.15686 percent of its patients against pneumonia, which is a few points below what we were hoping for but still a reasonably acceptable figure. Lastly, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. It had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 7.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols can limit the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls resulting in injury are often the result of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.75% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with inadequate hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 12.79% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are given to patients for many medical conditions, including dementia. Unfortunately, in some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 22.34% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric indicates the percent of long-term patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 19.84% of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who are exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 90.11% of Patients
This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 15.05% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 18.59% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 18.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 11.79 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Johnstown Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 74.53% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percentage of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.